Direct dating archeology
Where: 30 miles (50 km) west of Tulcea Access: car, bus Address: Str.
Viticultori 2, Macin Telephone: 0240 573.368 Email: [email protected] town of Niculitel is well known for its vineyards, but also for a Christian basilica built in 370 AD during the reign of Emperor Valerius.
Method A scientific date is either absolute (specific to one point in time) or relative (younger or older than something else).
Dendrochronology, or tree-ring dating, provides absolute dates in two different ways: directly, and by calibrating radiocarbon results.
Launched at the end of the 19th century the system is still in use.), the 19th century Maria Filotti Theatre - named after the Romanian actress, Maria Filotti (1883-1956), the Braila County Museum, and the historical Water Tower. Parc 400 million years ago, this mountain range stretched all the way to Western Europe.
Most of the goods exported from Romania where loaded and shipped from here. (October – April) Admission charge Located in the former French Hotel an elegant two-story building dating back to 1855, the museum features an Archeology section focusing on local Neolithic and Bronze Age sites, a History section with numerous furniture and traditional objects displays, an Art section, as well as an Ethnographic and Folk Art section.
Braila's Old Town, severely damaged during the Russo-Turkish war of 1828-1829 and rebuilt in the 1830s, retains some of its 19th century grandeur when the city's investors made fortunes in the shipping business and built elegant villas, some of which have been fully restored. Ana Aslan, founder of the Geriatric Institute in Bucharest and inventor of the famous anti-aging Gerovital H3 formula, was born in Braila in 1897 Johnny Raducanu, Romania's very own Louis Armstrong, founder of the Romanian Jazz School, was born in Braila in 1931. A valuable collection of sepia photos provide an interesting foray into the history of Braila during the 19th and 20th centuries.
The extent of documentation varied considerably in 'historical' cultures and the information that survives is determined by a variety of factors.
If a context containing burnt debris and broken artefacts is excavated on a site from a historical period, it is tempting to search the local historical framework for references to warfare or a disaster in the region, and to date the excavated context accordingly.